Healthy Khakhra Chivda, Healthy Jar Snack
by Tarla Dalal
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This simple snack can be made in a jiffy with readymade khakhra, and is a smart way to outwit sudden hunger pangs without reaching out for junk food!
Tossed together with peanuts, daria and other crunchy stuff, this Healthy Khakhra Chivda has a very exciting mouth-feel. A couple of masalas add to the flavour making it an absolutely awesome treat.
We have avoided using sugar, which is usually added to chivdas, and we also suggest you use plain oil-free khakhra to make this snack to ensure that it is totally healthy. You can carry this chivda in an airtight container to munch on whenever you are hungry.
Try other snacks like Methi Crispies or Pav Bhaji Khakhra .
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, roasted chana dal and raw peanuts, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the the chana dal and peanuts turn light brown in colour, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the curry leaves, turmeric powder and chilli powder, mix well and cook on a slow flame for a few seconds.
- Add the khakhra and little salt, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Cool completely and serve or store in an air-tight container and use as required.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||73.4 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.2 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||1.8 mg|
|Vitamin C||1.6 mg|
|Folic Acid||12.8 mcg|
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